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    The Lonely Trail (Republic, 1936). Title Lobby Card and Lobby Card (11" X 14"). Herbert Yates, the Republic Boss, came to Hollywood from New York City where he was a stockbroker and began Monogram Studios. His "formula" for making money in the film industry was actually quite simple: "a film should make back at least three times of what it costs to make". Thanks to a bankable and dependable John Wayne, Yates was seldom disappointed. Posters from these early Republic films have always been hard to find, and are becoming even more so. This lot contains two rare cards, the title card and a portrait card of Wayne escaping from jail. The title card shows tears in the top center border with tape on the back, and a tape stain on the bottom right border, along with edge wear with a tiny tear, and corner bumps with small creases. The scene card has only a light dust shadow in the upper right border, and a light top border smudge. This is a great opportunity for the John Wayne collector. Fine/Very Fine.

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    November, 2007
    13th-14th Tuesday-Wednesday
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